It’s been almost 8 years since Samsung launched first Galaxy S series phone. It has become one of most popular phone ever since. The Galaxy S series represents best of Samsung in the smartphone industry.
Although there use to be 2 top of the line flagship device series, first is Galaxy S and another one is Galaxy Note series. But, we all know what went wrong with their last Note series device- Galaxy Note7. Since that incident, Samsung discontinued the Note series.
So, now there’s only Galaxy S series left to represents the best of Samsung. Don’t get panicked, though, because Samsung investigated a lot and found the reason behind that incident and improved their design standards. It is one of the reasons why people loves Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy S series phones are considered to be one of the most anticipated phones of every year since its launch. Now, it’s time for Samsung Galaxy S8. Last year’s Galaxy S7 was very good phone with a really great camera, great performance, design and everything. The new Galaxy will bring improvements in addition to those and also lots of other great features.
So, let’s talk about the next Galaxy- Samsung Galaxy S8, what to expect, release date, specs and more.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date
Samsung is said to announce the official release date for Galaxy S8 in Mobile World Congress (MWC) on 27 the Feb. The president of the Samsung said that they will unveil the official launch schedule for their next Galaxy at MWC.
But the phone will be made official in the event in New-York on Feb 29th. It will go on sale in the stores from Apr 21. Though the news about the release date of Galaxy S8 is verifiable but, we cannot know for sure when it’s going to be available in the stores for sale.
Design Changes and Specifications
First, we will talk about the design changes of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Some recent leaks suggest an increase in screen size and narrow bezels as well. Here is the concept photo of Galaxy S8.
According to recent leaks, Samsung is ditching the home button. But Samsung always puts the fingerprint sensor under the home button, so what now? Well, rumors here is that Samsung is going to put fingerprint sensor under the screen itself.
It will also allow Samsung to increase the screen size. Next design change might be the 3.5mm audio jack. Will Samsung is going to keep it or not? We all know that Apple ditched 3.5 mm audio jack in their products. Will Samsung also do the same? Well! We are not sure yet. Let me know what you think in the comment section down below.
Let’s talk about one of the major features of the smartphone, that is the camera. There is a trend of the dual camera in the smartphone market for quite a while now. Will Samsung is gonna stick with the traditional single camera or would it go with the dual camera?
Let’s talk about the specifications now. These specifications are pretty predictable and there’s likely to be a perfect chance that we can see all these specs in the Samsung Galaxy S8. The next Galaxy will come with 5.8 inch AMOLED screen with the resolution of 1440 x 2960 (2K). Also, there are lots of people who says that it will come with the 4K display but there is no chance that it is going to happen anytime soon.
Galaxy S8 will be powered by octa-core Snapdragon 835 clocked at 4 x 2.5 and 4 x 1.9 GHz and Adreno 540 GPU. It will come with Android Nougat out-of-the-box. It will be powered by 4GB of RAM and will come with two storage options- 64 and 128GB. It will also support external MicroSD card up to 256GB, which can be inserted in place of second sim card. For single sim devices, it will have a dedicated slot for SD card. This phone will also come with IP68 certification, which means waterproofing in 1.5 meters up to 30 minutes.
Talking about camera, it will have 12MP primary shooter paired with 8MP selfie shooter with the features like- PDAF, OIS, 4K and auto HDR. Another design change for the phone is stereo speakers. Samsung might include dual stereo speakers in their next device.So, finally, we can listen to beautiful stereo sound on a Galaxy device.
Samsung Galaxy S8 will be powered by 3000mAh battery. It will be available in different color versions like- Black, White, Gold, Silver, and Pink Gold. Rumors also suggest that it will also come with an iris scanner.
The final feature is quite different and new for Galaxy flagships. It is a new AI called “Bixby”, exclusive for Galaxy S8. We all know Google Assistant is only available for the Pixel devices. This is kind of same. According to the news, Samsung is building new AI called Bixby for Galaxy S8.
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This is it! we can see from the leaks that the new device is pretty cool and going to meet the expectations of lots of peoples. Although the specification and designs might be slightly or entirely different when it will launch. But we have done a very hard research and collected data from reliable sources, so we are certain that it might be the final specs of the next Galaxy.
Let me know what do you think of next Galaxy, will you buy it? If you have any questions, you can comment them down below, we would be happy to help.